The ceremony took place in the Grand Prince Hotel, in Tokyo, on the 3d of March and the winners were:

Best Picture: Godzilla Resurgence (Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi)
Best Animated Film: In this corner of the World (Sunao Katabuchi)
Best Director: Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi (Godzilla Resurgence)
Best Screenplay: Makoto Shinkai (Your Name)
Best Actor: Koichi Sato (64: Part I)
Best Actress: Rie Miyazawa (Her Love Boils Water)
Best Supporting Actor: Satoshi Tsumabaki (Rage)
Best Supporting Actress: Hana Sugisaki (Her Love Boils Water)
Best Cinematography: Kosuke Yamada (Godzilla Resurgence)
Best Lighting Direction: Takayuki Kawabe (Godzilla Resurgence)
Best Music: Radwimps (Your Name)
Best Art Direction: Yuji Hayashida & Eri Sakujima (Godzilla Resurgence)
Best Sound Recording: Jun Nakamura & Haru Yamada (Godzilla Resurgence)
Best Film Editing: Hideaki Anno and Atsuki Sato (Godzilla Resurgence)
Best Foreign Language Film: Sully
Newcomer of the Year: Hana Sugisaki (Her Love Boils Bathwater), Mitsuki Takahata (Evergreen Love, Kanna Hashimoto (Sailor Suit and Machine Gun), Kentaro Sakaguchi (Six Four), Takara Sakumoto (Rage), Yudai Chiba (The Magnificent Nine), Mackenyu (Chihayafuru)
Japan Academy Lifetime Achievement Award: Seijun Suzuki

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    • Well Godzilla is like a totem for Japan and a huge deal for the industry financially, so I wasn’t surprised. And it is a great film, after all. The anime was a surprise for me too, with “Your Name” on the list.


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